Brett Holm joins the Providence College men's lacrosse staff as an assistant coach and will embark on his first season with the Friars during the 2012-13 academic year.
Holm comes to Providence College after spending four seasons at Tufts University as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator (2009-12). While with the Jumbos, Holm worked closely with the program's face-off unit and defense. During his tenure on the sidelines, Tufts made four-consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances from 2009-2012, including three trips to the Final Four. The Jumbos captured the NCAA title in 2010, finished as NCAA runner-up in 2011 and advanced to the NCAA semifinals in 2012. During Tufts' NCAA title run in 2010, Holm was honored as USILA National Assistant Coach of the Year and also served as a head coach at the East-West All-Star Game. In four seasons as an assistant coach at Tufts, the program compiled a 68-11 overall record.
"I am incredibly excited to be joining the men's lacrosse program at Providence College," Holm said. "Coach Gabrielli and Coach Galloway are great guys and I am humbled by the opportunity to work with them. We are determined to improve the student-athletes' collegiate experience at Providence through our hard work and passion for the game of lacrosse."
Holm also enjoyed an impressive playing career at Tufts, and earned a bachelor of arts degree from the in economics in 2008. Holm was a two-sport stand-out in football and lacrosse. He earned All-New England honors in 2006 and was an All-NESCAC selection in 2005. The two-time team captain also earned the Beggattaway Award for hard work and determination in 2006 and 2008.
"Brett Holm has gained a wealth of experience and success at the Division III level as a student-athlete and a coach. Brett was instrumental in helping to develop and guide Tufts' emergence as a national powerhouse, ultimately winning the Division III National Championship in 2010. Brett's ambition, character and work ethic will be crucial to the advancement of our program here at Providence College."